Walking with purpose: Hundreds attend in ALS event

April 26, 2015 - als

The seventh annual Walk to Defeat ALS, sponsored by a ALS Association, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota chapter, lifted about $17,500 for ALS investigate and patients’ programs and services in a tri-state area, pronounced Jessica Jesswein, special events coordinator for a chapter.

Saturday’s eventuality featured a two-mile travel around University Park.

Last year’s travel lifted some-more than $41,000, pronounced Mike Stephenson, executive of selling and communications for a chapter.

At any given time, about 400 people in a Dakotas and Minnesota are vital with ALS, he said.

That series stays static, Stephenson said, since any month roughly a same series of people stoop to a illness as those who are diagnosed.

source ⦿ http://www.grandforksherald.com/news/local/3731304-walking-purpose-hundreds-participate-als-event

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